Primary and combined resistance to four antimicrobial agents in Helicobacter pylori in Sofia, Bulgaria.

@article{Boyanova2000PrimaryAC,
  title={Primary and combined resistance to four antimicrobial agents in Helicobacter pylori in Sofia, Bulgaria.},
  author={Lyudmila Boyanova and Iu Stancheva and Zoya Spassova and N Katzarov and Ivan K. Mitov and Radka Koumanova},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={415-8}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the primary and combined resistance of Helicobacter pylori against four antimicrobial agents by a screening agar method (SAM) and a modified disk diffusion method (MDDM) alone and in combination. Pre-treatment H. pylori isolates from 192 consecutive H. pylori-positive patients at three hospitals in Sofia were investigated. MDDM was performed with disks containing metronidazole (5 microg), clarithromycin (15 microg) or erythromycin (15 microg), ciprofloxacin… CONTINUE READING

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